Andrew Seager Papers
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Since the beginning of his career, Seager was involved in numerous academic and professional projects. One of his notable contributions was serving as a Research Fellow for Sardis, Turkey. He continued to work on the archeological dig in numerous capacities including selecting several Ball State University architecture students to assist with the Sardis, Turkey archeological dig program. While serving as the director of the Drawings and Documents Archive, Seager put on several exhibits focusing on Sardis, Turkey and the archeological digs that he oversaw as a fellow there.
Along with the Research Fellowship, Seager has been instrumental as a professor and archivist at the College of Architecture and Planning at Ball State University. Seager has taught various Architecture Department classes from the fundamentals to helping create the Masters of Science in Historic Preservation. Seager also became the director of the Drawing and Documents Archive and helped outfit the Archives with a database to inventory the Archives. Seager has been an intergal part of the Ball State University and it has been noted due to the multiple awards the University has given him.
Seager has been an active community member since moving to Muncie. He has worked alongside students to help create the Riverside-Normal City Historic District. In addition he has consulted on several community projects, including renovations to the Muncie A.M.E. Church and Temple Beth El. He has also presented his work throughout Muncie, the Ball State Community, and a presentation at the Turkish Embassy in Washington D.C.
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Arranged in the following series:
Series 1:Professional and community work, 1975-2008
Series 2: Vietnam war material, 1969-1975
Series 3: Architecture department materials, 1975-2009
Series 4: Exploration to Sardis, Turkey projects, 1970-2012
Series 5: Awards, publications, and publications, 1965-2008
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Part of the Ball State University Archives Repository
Alexander M. Bracken Library
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Muncie Indiana 47306 USA